Xiao Qing Long Tang
English Name: Minor Bluegreen Dragon Decoction
Source: Discussion of Cold Damage (c. 220)
Ingredients for 1 bulk herb vacuum sealed bag:
|Jing Jie (Schizonepetae Herba)||9g|
|Zi Su ye (Perillae Folium)||9g|
|Gui Zhi (Cinnamomi Ramulus)||18g|
Gan Jiang (Zingiberis Rhizoma)
|Xi Xin (Asari Radix et Rhizoma) (granular) *||3.6g|
|Wu Wei Zi (Schisandrae Fructus)||18g|
|Bai Shao (Paeoniae Radix)||18g|
|Ban Xia (Pinelliae Rhizoma preparatum)||18g|
|Zhi Gan Cao (Glycyrrhizae Radix preparata)||18g|
Suggested dose: 1 bag over 2-4 days. The above dosage is doubled from the original source.
The above formula has been slightly modified to suit modern clinical practice in the United States. Please send us an email if you have any questions about this.
* Currently it is illegal to use bulk Xi Xin in the United States for internal use. Therefore we use a certified aristolic acid free granular version. It is a 5:1 extract and the dosage is adjusted accordingly. It should be dissolved into the strained decoction.